Implementation Specialist - Electronic Trading

Careers at Bloomberg

London

Posted Jan 24, 2017 - Requisition No. 56661

The world's market leaders in fixed income, currency and commodities (FX) and equities have always turned to Bloomberg first for transparent data, powerful analytics and seamless execution. Our leading platforms across multiple asset classes helps you discover value and make trades with total confidence.

Our global market trading platforms link all available electronic trading products into one portal and provides multi-dealer, executable composite pricing, so clients can stage, monitor, trade and allocate trades through a single function on the terminal for each asset class.

We help Buy-side customers integrate their Order Management Systems (OMS) with our platform via FIX to be able to stage orders onto Bloomberg and route them to various dealers for execution. We help the Sell-side dealers and brokers integrate their pricing and trading engines with our platform via FIX to stream prices & complete real time trade negotiation. We help our customers to integrate these workflows in regulated markets.

We also help customers integrate to our FIX & SFTP based post-trade workflows for straight through processing (STP), Trade Reconciliation, Allocation Matching, Derivative Clearing and Trade Reporting.

What's the role?

You will join a global team of multi-asset implementation specialists and be responsible for buy side and sell side e-trading integrations covering fixed income, currency and commodities and equities. You'll ensure that both the dealer and customer’s e-trading initiatives are delivered efficiently and on time. You will support our sales force, partner with various teams internally and deal directly with our clients on a regular basis. You will work on implementation projects of varying complexities across asset classes. You will play a meaningful role in being the driving effort for all our new initiatives for FIX. You’ll be comfortable in a rapidly changing environment have a proactive approach to solving problems and will not shy away from challenges.

The projects you will be part of will involve a multitude of proprietary and third party systems as well as a wide range of security types including:

  • Fixed Income (FIT): Bonds, Repo, Credit Default Swaps, Interest Rate Swaps, Mortgages, Emerging Markets, Money Market and MUNIs
  • Currency and commodities (FXGO): Spot, Outright, Swap, Deposit, NDF and Options
  • Equities (EMSX): Equity, Futures and Options

We'll trust you to:

  • Run projects to help buy-side and sell-side customers integrate to the workflow solutions that best meet their business needs
  • Ensure that dealer and customer e-trading initiatives are delivered efficiently and on time
  • Interact with OMS, EMS and TMS vendors to test and certify them for Global Market integrations
  • Manage client onboarding, configuration, enablement, beta testing and production release
  • Continue to develop your knowledge of platforms and markets to identify system issues and propose product improvements and help improve efficiencies
  • Work closely with Sales as well as Product Development

You’ll need to have:

  • Detailed knowledge of FIX protocol.
  • Consistent track record of delivering e-trading and STP integration projects
  • Prior technical experience in trading system implementations, TMS, EMS and OMS
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Customer focused attitude
  • Self-motivated with the ability to multi-task and prioritise in demanding situations and meet deadlines
  • Advanced interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Knowledge of Fixed Income and/or Currency and commodities (FX) and/or Equities.

We'd love to see:

  • Additional European languages
  • Prior knowledge of Bloomberg platforms in Global Markets.

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at this: https://www.bloomberg.com/professional/execution/

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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